If 2018 taught us anything, it’s that there’s never been a better time to cook. This year, we saw companies taking aim at antiquated, over-priced markets of old (read: Dutch ovens), exceptionally weird crowdfunding efforts, a whole lot of great grills and dozens of other items well worth the cabinet space.
The Last Time This Chef’s Knife Was Available It Sold Out in 24 Hours
This knife uses the same stuff Wustof, Victorinox and other power players in the Western knife game use for their nicer blades, except Made In's is only $89.
This Handsome Dishwashing Toolkit Will Be the Best-Looking Thing in Your Kitchen
Leave it to the French to bring elegance to washing dishes.
Check Out These Beautifully Forged Japanese Chef’s Knives
Best Made Co. launched a new capsule collection to celebrate Japanese craftsmanship, which includes an updated versions of its S.S.B Japanese Chef Knives.
This Stainless Steel Cookware Is Almost Too Good-Looking to Use
Titanium-infused stainless steel pots and pans with quick-heating aluminum cores that are pretty enough to frame.
This Award-Winning Blender Is Quieter Than a Whisper
It also has induction heat systems and automatic overflow control.
This Camp Grill Is Also a Smoker, a Stove, an Oven and a Water Boiler
If there's a way to cook something, this Swiss Army Knife of a camping grill can probably do it.
The Swiss Army Knife of Barware Is Here and It’s Smaller Than Your Phone
Rabbit's new mini cocktail mixing set is small enough to slide into your back pocket.
FINEX’s First Dutch Oven Looks as Awesome as You’d Expect
FINEX's new Dutch oven forgoes enamel coating for more versatility.
This German-Engineered Machine Sears Steak Better than Any Grill or Skillet
In searing, heat and heat control is everything. The all-new beefer reaches temperatures nearly double its gas grill competition, and well above charcoal grills or cast-iron skillets, too.
This Everyday Glassware Is Made of Old Smartphone Screens
This British-German design studio literally makes treasure from trash, and just took full advantage for the smartphone you and everyone you know trashes every year-and-a-half.
This Dutch Oven Looks Like a Le Creuset, Cooks Like a Staub and Only Costs $95
There may finally be a Dutch oven that will last, but won't leave a lasting dent in your wallet.
Want a Grill Small Enough to Carry to a City Cookout? This One Fits Under Your Arm
This tiny grill is made for urbanites yearning for a share of summer grilling season but don't have the space to accommodate a full-size (or even normal compact) grill.
Your Sheet Pan’s More Useful Cousin Is Made of Cast Iron
Borough Furnace's new roasting pans are made of recycled cast iron and ship right in time for Father's Day.
This Humble Kitchen Tool Just Got an Absurdly Excessive Upgrade and I Need it ASAP
Kitchen graters are notorious for cutting fingers, being impossible to clean and developing rust way too quickly. This new model solves all of this.
This May Be the Best Beach, Camp and Tailgate Grill Ever
Snow Peak's newer, slimmer version of the Iron Grill Table is the ideal size and weight to tow on car camping trips, to the beach or extended stays in the woods.
This Smartly Designed Grill and Smoker Is Primed for Tailgating Season
If you're looking for a smoker and grill combo to wheel into a campsite or college football season, this grill is for you.
5 Reasons You Should Buy This $2,800 Cast-Iron Skillet Immediately
Fire up your wood stove.
All-Clad’s New Cookware Line Deserves a Place in Your Dream Kitchen
The best pot and pan makers on the planet just released what might be their best line yet.
This Startup Just Released a $599 Countertop Oven. Here’s Why It’s a Steal.
The June Oven just launched a cheaper version of its original smart oven — is the new price worth it?
Vitamix Just Designed the Ultimate Accessory for Your Home Coffee Bar
Vitamix's new-ish blend container had a low-key rollout, but it may be the best way to make real whiskey sours for a crowd out there.
One of the Best Charcoal Grills Out There Just Got Way More Portable
PK Grills's new accessory takes the cooking from the backyard to the campsite.
3 Grill Upgrades for Labor Day Weekend
Upgrading your grilling setup just got very easy and very cheap.
Pro Chefs’ Favorite Cookware Manufacturer Just Designed Pans for Small Kitchens
Matryoshka pans, folks.
Instant Pot Released a High-Performance Blender That’s Half the Price of the Competition
Instant Pot has yet to release the latest Instant Pot, but it did just surprise release something in a completely different category.
Breville Is Making a “Wood-Fired” Pizza Oven That Can Fit on Your Countertop
Breville's products typically go the extra couple of inches other brands don't. Its new pizza oven is no different.
Just like that, 2018 has come and gone. Take a look back at the best of what the past 365 days had to offer in This Year in Gear